Mr Duncan Summerton

Consultant Urologist
BSc(Hons), MB, ChB, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Eng), FRCS(Urol.)

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Duncan Summerton at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I graduated from Leicester Medical School and undertook my general surgical and urological training in Plymouth, Southampton and Portsmouth. I obtained Reconstructive Fellowships in the USA and at the Institute of Urology in London, with a further Fellowship in advanced andrological surgery, including prosthetics and female to male gender realignment also at the Institute of Urology. Appointed as a Consultant in 2001 in Portsmouth, I moved to Leicester in 2005 on leaving the Royal Navy after 19 years of service.

My special clinical interests are Reconstructive urology, in particular urethral reconstruction and surgical andrology - including penile cancer, implant surgery and gender realignment. Leicester is currently one of the largest penile cancer supraregional centres in the UK.

I sit on the British Association of urological Surgeons (BAUS) Andrology Executive Committee (since 2006), BAUS Council (since 2008), am Chairman of the East Midlands Urology Society (EMUS), Chairman of the East Midlands Regional Training Committee in Urology, Chairman of the East Midlands Penile cancer Supra-network (6.5 million population), a co-director of the British Association of Genito-Urinary Reconstructive Surgeons (BAGURS), a member of the American Genito-Urinary Reconstructive Society (GURS), am the Royal College of Surgeons of England Regional Speciality Representative (RSPA) in Urology, sit on the East Midlands Professional Affairs Board and the Nuffield Hospital Medical Advisory Committee.

I am the Chair of the European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines Panel in Urological Trauma, and Examiner in the Medical School at Leicester and Nationally at FRCS(Urol).

Clinical Interests

Benign prostate diseases
Erectile dysfunction
Male infertility
Micro-surgical vasectomy reversal
Prostate cancer
Urological cancers

Erectile dysfunction, urethral surgery, stricture disease, reconstructive urology, prostatic diseases, surgical andrology and vasectomy reversal.

Private contact details

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Bernadette Reece
Private secretary telephone 0116 274 3705
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Association of Urological Surgeons.
European Urological Association
British Association of Genito-Urinary Reconstructive Surgeons
Genito-Urinary Reconstructive Society (USA)

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Urological Surgeon, University Hospitals of Leicester. Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medical Education at the University of Leicester.

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Personal Profile

I am married to a GP, have three children and enjoy the countryside, tennis, cycling and photography.I am a supporter of Oadby Wyggestonians RFC and Leicester Tigers.

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